4 days in Lapland Itinerary

4 days in Lapland Itinerary

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4 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Fly + bus:  4​h 15​min
1
Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
End: Helsinki

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
On the 23rd (Sun), have fun at Action Park and then see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Mon): fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Saariselka travel route builder app .

Helsinki to Saariselka is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in December, expect nights in Saariselka to be much colder, around -17°C, while days are a bit cooler, around -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Salla.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Gold Prospector Museum
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): stroll through Salla Ski Resort, learn about all things military at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and then contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue.

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Drive from Saariselka to Salla in 3.5 hours. December in Salla sees daily highs of -7°C and lows of -16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Salla

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, then examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, and finally get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi day trip planner .

You can drive from Salla to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Theme Parks Fun & Games
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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